“Thanks to my agent, my family, my cat, God…”The Accidental Tai-Tai wins a Liebster Award!

“A what?” I hear you ask. Liebsters are awarded by fellow bloggers who want to share the love, and mine was given by the delightful Sharon of Jasmine and Ginger (who, if you don’t already read her blog, is a … Continue reading

Mavericks – family friendly beachside dining in Pui O, Hong Kong!

Mavericks Pui O Accidental Tai-Tai

Hong Kong or Hawaii? Well, maybe that’s stretching it a little, but The Family T-T rocked up to South Lantau’s newest hangout, Mavericks, over the holiday weekend for a little post-paddle refreshment and were really impressed by the totally rad surf-shack vibe. Sadly, … Continue reading

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J.Crew opens in Hong Kong… for some

US retailer J.Crew recently launched here in Hong Kong to great fanfare and the kind of Instagram publicity-bomb that only plying the ever-peckish media with free bao can generate. But it seems that the new additions to Central’s IFC Mall (ladies) and On Lan … Continue reading

The Accidental Tai-Tai’s toddler-assisted diet!

It’s fair to say that the old “nine months on, nine months off” adage doesn’t always apply when it comes to losing your baby weight. In fact, due to somehow giving birth to a child that NEVER SLEPT except when pushed … Continue reading

QQQQQ: Meet the Accidental Tai Tai

Originally posted on The Guest Room:
? Kate is a freelance English writer and editor, at editors’ ink (www.editorsinkhk.com), and mum to a very active toddler!  Originally from the UK, Kate moved to Hong Kong, then Shanghai, then back to…

Baby T-T’s shopping list

This morning, Baby T-T decided to help me write my shopping list by shouting out his essential inclusions. Here’s what we are going to buy at Park ‘n’ Shop today (possible detour to Wellcome, if P’n’S is out of big, … Continue reading

Travel with a toddler: The Accidental Tai-Tai top 3 Dos and Don’ts

Travel. If you are an expat, you’ll probably find yourself doing a fair bit of this. Doubly so if you have a child, and triply so if said child’s grandparents actually want to see the little so-and-so. Of course, there … Continue reading

Accidental Tai-Tai interviewed for Expats Blog!

If you’ve ever wondered what’s going on in this glamourously-coiffed head of mine (really? Never?) then you can find out by clicking on this link and reading my interview with the fab Expats Blog: Thanks again to the lovely peeps … Continue reading

Happy Anniversary!

Mr T-T pointed out the significance of today’s date over tea and Thomas The Tank Engine books this morning: five years ago today, we boarded our flight at Heathrow bound for a new life in Hong Kong. In the interim … Continue reading

Hong Kong ROCKS.

According to the very informative Hong Kong Geology website: “Mesozoic volcanic and plutonic rocks are the dominant rock types in Hong Kong. They comprise granite plutons, rhyolitic dykes and thick rhyolitic tuffs and lavas. Most of the igneous rocks are … Continue reading